"Can You Guess What It Is Yet"

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"Can You Guess What It Is Yet"

Post by RIP » Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:10 pm

I'm trying for the cheapest and simplest MYOG ever here :smile:. I've tested it and, in all modesty, it's blimmin' brilliant despite what the experts said (*) before I tried it! The joy experienced when successfully installed and operated is out of all proportion to the cost/effort. Took 10 seconds to make so I'm all ready with the production line to untold riches :-bd . Sorry to drone on but I'm really tickled with it!

(*) I asked them :smile:

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Re: "Can You Guess What It Is Yet"

Post by Fat tyre kicker » Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:21 pm

Pressure pad for a thumbshifter ? :-bd

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Re: "Can You Guess What It Is Yet"

Post by RIP » Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:24 pm

PS. Oh, clue: from what I can gather it would be utterly useless for a good percentage of the congregation here, who may consider themselves enlightened.
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Re: "Can You Guess What It Is Yet"

Post by RIP » Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:25 pm

'pressure pad' - good try! Aaaaaand the next contestant per-lease :smile: .
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Re: "Can You Guess What It Is Yet"

Post by Fat tyre kicker » Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:29 pm

#-O #-O #-O

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Re: "Can You Guess What It Is Yet"

Post by techno mail » Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:36 pm

A light deflector?
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Re: "Can You Guess What It Is Yet"

Post by RIP » Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:44 pm

This is fun :grin: (as Bomb #20 once said before the planetary explosion)
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Re: "Can You Guess What It Is Yet"

Post by redefined_cycles » Thu Mar 14, 2019 11:16 pm

Its to go under the bridge of your nose Reg (did I get name right?! :-bd ) when wearing them crappy specs that my beother gave me after feeling sorry for himswlf and taking my (making a puppy dog face and forcing me to give away my) Tifosi glasses??

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Post by RIP » Thu Mar 14, 2019 11:21 pm

Hi r_c, yep Reg is amongst the more printable of my names :smile:. Nose thingy? Nah. (Baldrick used a slug for that if I remember correctly).
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Re: "Can You Guess What It Is Yet"

Post by redefined_cycles » Thu Mar 14, 2019 11:23 pm

How many guesses of getting it wrong before you tell us. Looks like a very simple contraption indeed...

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Re: "Can You Guess What It Is Yet"

Post by sean_iow » Thu Mar 14, 2019 11:28 pm

Is it a 50p piece? :lol:

Is the fold important? Is it for protecting your fingers when grasping a hot handle on your mug when taking it off the stove?
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Re: "Can You Guess What It Is Yet"

Post by TheBrownDog » Thu Mar 14, 2019 11:28 pm

Last one. It's a piece of foam the size of your thumb to make pressing your stakes into the ground less painful. I know it isn't, but we need closure mate
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Re: "Can You Guess What It Is Yet"

Post by techno mail » Fri Mar 15, 2019 12:08 am

RIP wrote:Hi r_c, yep Reg is amongst the more printable of my names :smile:. Nose thingy? Nah. (Baldrick used a slug for that if I remember correctly).
That was a Charlie Chaplin moustache. :ugeek:
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Re: "Can You Guess What It Is Yet"

Post by Landslide » Fri Mar 15, 2019 12:10 am

Puncture repair patch for those black rubbery things that people used to put inside tyres, I forget the correct term...

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Re: "Can You Guess What It Is Yet"

Post by RIP » Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:53 am

All good stuff - you chaps should be patenting those ideas as well! Closure. I need to milk the suspense. But go on then, I just hope I can stand the underwhelmed response :wink: . My clue was a bit more complex than I thought, 'enlightened'..... make something... that I don't have..... but... have you ever had that incredibly painful and hard to rectify 'something stuck in your zip' moment? (yes - aaaaarrrgggHHH!!). Well that little piece of cut-out milk container and a blob of superglue might be the answer....... <stands back with arms folded gazing fondly at new creation>..


















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Re: "Can You Guess What It Is Yet"

Post by Bearbonesnorm » Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:22 am

to rectify 'something stuck in your zip' moment?
I know, I know, it's a bell-end guard ... what do I win :-bd
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Re: "Can You Guess What It Is Yet"

Post by RIP » Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:51 am

X_X . I knew this would happen...heh heh.. just be careful where you put the glue...
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Re: "Can You Guess What It Is Yet"

Post by Bearbonesnorm » Fri Mar 15, 2019 11:27 am

Bloody hell, I really did win a prize ... blinding service from Reg there :-bd

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Re: "Can You Guess What It Is Yet"

Post by redefined_cycles » Fri Mar 15, 2019 12:02 pm

Thats actually ingenious... I totally get it... soon all the RC children will have one on each of their jackets (especially the little one as his jacket the missus forced on him from Matalan and always a bother...

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Re: "Can You Guess What It Is Yet"

Post by middleagedmadness » Fri Mar 15, 2019 1:52 pm

Reg , genius is not a word I tend to use if describing you ,but you may have found something there young man

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Re: "Can You Guess What It Is Yet"

Post by Fat tyre kicker » Sat Mar 16, 2019 7:05 pm

:grin: :grin: :grin:

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